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tv   [untitled]    April 21, 2013 7:44pm-8:14pm PDT

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few cities have. and now, please join me in welcoming the mayor of our great city the honorable edwin m. lee (applause) . .
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>> thank you very much mr. davis for that introduction, happy valentine's everybody ... (applause) . >> wow what a wonderful occasion. i mean how can you be today valentine's day in a room full of heros on the field of heros yeah (applause) in the innovation capital of the world the world class city of san francisco congratulations everybody for being a hero today. you know the san francisco hospital foundation the general hospital foundation has been such a wonderful wonderful entity and i want to just thank stephanie your leadership, i want to thank julie and rich at the board with all of the other board members, the staff at the hospital, all
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of the staph, you know sometimes the doctors have to do it's emergency work but what makes that whole hospital run is literally everybody that works at the hospital from the social workers to the accountants to the administrators to the nurses, and nurse practitioner and is the doctors and all of the fundraisers thank you everybody for working together. and for today, again, a big thanks to ellen and pam for your leadership and bringing the hearts and the heros together. it's such a wonderful just community effort to support our general hospital and all of the work that it does. everybody knows what it does already. but i also want to say there are other heros that you are acknowledging today and i would like to just give them a word of
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thanks. you know, when people get to the hospital, sometimes, it's in time. sometimes it's a little late. but having a world-class hospital treat you, is what we expect and come to expect in this world-class city. but there are also people that work in addition, to the emergency staff that aren't being recognized today and i want to give a south out to john cat he and officer david sand volunteer of the police department because they are doing prefix work because they know, they know along with our police chief and all the others that if we prevent people from getting injured if we can get them into lifestyles that are safer, we will be that much more successful as a city and they are doing that with gang prevention and motivation and aspiration for the youth getting them jobs as officers in a
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capacity outside of their uniform that is a wonderful thing. were the to give a shout out to doctor row chair oh, vickier. [spelling?] yes, she is a hero because, she is also trying too make sure that the none-violate lifestyle is taught when people visit the hospital can they get some injury prevention vice and making that are we can prevent those injury and is then of course, there are these culturally competent staff that we have at the hospital through barbara garcia's leadership and the whole commission to make sure that we have competent support, that talk with the patients and their families and make sure that the continuity of healthcare extends from the doctors all the way to the families and those have carol lamb and rachel or kin
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and thank you very much for our your heroism today. >> (applause) . >> not only do we have a world-class trauma center we will continue having that, we have got a new hospital on the way. the biggest general obligation bond we have ever had but i am so proud of it and we will all be so proud of this wonderful hospital and the fact that it continues to be linked to the fantastic research doctors and medical staff of uc s f, that is a great combination that very few cities have across this country. this hospital, creates 3,000 jobs in it's rebuild. thirty% are san francisco residents that is 500 san francisco residents working with their hands to build the brand new hospital for our future generations. they have done it right. it's on time,
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$63 million to local businesses as a result of the construction of this hospital. so i'm looking forward in 2015 to join all of you in opening this hospital, making sure we are doing everything to keep people healthy in the city and congratulations to the foundation for your wonderful work congratulations to all of us nobody has got it better than us in san francisco congratulations everyone. (applause) . i don't ladies and gentlemen, please welcome to the stage grace davis, director of california corporate affairs intell corporation ... okay with today being valentine's day we are thrilled to help present 13 new heart art
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works we see these hearts all around san francisco, reminding us that the general is the heart of our city these hearts generate we have a remarkable roster of artist and is this year is no exception and please join me in welcoming to the stage this year's heart artist and in 2013, heart artists are linda at vino. chai davis ... (applause) tara g i f ra,, wendy gold
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hearts of letters ... natalie guy command are hearts natalie is not able to join us today. brick hoard heart of the giants. >> and which has been defined by the members of the 2012 championship scenes. >> -that is okay we can have another applause. robert night english heart 2.. >> mary an doors yes, i amia
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one love. paul 11y diamond jubely and fireworks. adjutant it liby city by the bay ... trine my looking into the future and remembering the past. chile low democrat inner, abstract heart. the space in between ... and bet see wolf by the bay ... thank you again to all of the
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art exist don't forgets these tabletop hearts are available to silent auctions be sure to place your bids early and please join me in giving 11 more round of applause to our artists. (applause) .. >> ladies and gentlemen,
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please welcome mark flight man regional vice president of at&t. thank you and good afternoon it's a pleasure pleasure to be here today representing at&t connecting people in positive ways is one of the most important functions of an organization and corporation and it is the heart of the mission at at&t san francisco general hospital and trauma center connections people everyday with programs specifically designed to increase wellness. health education in their lives these important life enhancing services are available for all residents of san francisco regardless of able to pay. and on top of that remarkable approach to service the hospital's quality care is the best in the bay area. last year the general won the patient safety first zero hero award as well as the california
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association of public hospital's safety net institute quality leaders top honest a bard ask that is why it's important to support the general hospital foundation and support programs at the hospital in the following video, stephanie tom matt see and crew beatifully cap toured two of those programs and their benefits: . >> i have eniwent to a friend who was building our new home and i went to step on an attached floor and it wasn't and i fell onto concrete. when character shier came to san francisco general hospital it was clear she had very significant injuries which includeddier to her pelvis and
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her heel bone. san francisco general is the only trauma center in the city so if you get injured anywhere from the bridges down to the airport, you are coming here. i we want to the public health do an overall screens and that included hiv aids and then the nurse came in and said, don't worry hundred. i have never given a positive and ten minutes later, his face went flush write and was test was positive. >> she came to us during her pregnancy and was very worried about passing hiv onto her baby. >> this is really a world class situation and we are the safety health hospital for 20% in the city and major research and education institution and we have over 150 person investigator and is around 800 people who have worked on this campusoi

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